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Archive: Sustainability

16 Nov 2016

Are Trees Sentient Beings? Certainly, Says German Forester

by RICHARD SCHIFFMAN
In his bestselling book, The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben argues that to save the world’s forests we must first recognize that trees are “wonderful beings” with innate adaptability, intelligence, and the capacity to communicate with — and heal — other trees. READ MORE

29 Sep 2016

High Stakes on the High Seas: A Call for International Reserves

by NICOLA JONES
Marine protected areas in national waters have proven successful in helping depleted fish stocks to recover. Now, there is growing momentum for the creation of extensive reserves on the high seas as a way of reversing decades of rampant overfishing. READ MORE

09 Aug 2016

Pressure Mounts to Reform Our Throwaway Clothing Culture

by MARC GUNTHER
Americans dispose of about 12.8 million tons of textiles annually — 80 pounds for each man, woman, and child. In the U.S. and around the world, a growing number of environmentalists and clothing industry executives say it’s time to end the wasteful clothing culture and begin making new apparel out of old items on a large scale. READ MORE

28 Jul 2016

Chocolate in the Jungle: Racing To Save a Disappearing Forest

A runner-up in the 2016 Yale Environment 360 Video Contest tells the story of a small group of Ecuadorians working to preserve remnants of South America’s ecologically rich Chocó Rainforest by sustainably farming cacao. READ MORE

19 Jul 2016

Views: Los Angeles Aims to Revitalize a Concrete River

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28 Nov 2016: In Slovenia, Drinking Water Now Protected as a Constitutional Right

16 Nov 2016: Interview: Are Trees Sentient? Certainly, Says German Forester

17 Oct 2016: UN Warns Climate Change Could Put 122 Million More People into Poverty

11 Oct 2016: European Union Could Require New Homes to Have Electric Car Chargers

22 Aug 2016: For China’s Massive Data Centers, A Push to Cut Energy and Water Use

09 Aug 2016: Climate Change Has Caused World's Second Largest Lake To Stop Mixing

14 Jul 2016: At Ground Zero for Rising Seas, A TV Weatherman Talks Climate

29 Jun 2016: U.S. Solar Energy Market Experiencing an Unprecedented Boom

28 Jun 2016: U.S., Canada, and Mexico to Set 50 Percent Renewable Power Goal by 2025

23 Jun 2016: Unable to Endure Rising Seas, Alaskan Villages Stuck in Limbo


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